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been and how far we need to go still. thanks. >> commissioner mendoza. >> thank you. i have several comments. these are some just reminders they think are really i am grateful to be in san francisco and i thank the mayor and the superintendent and the superintendent of oakland and the superintendent of los angeles. we were together recently and the mayor mexed me and said thank god we're in san francisco and oakland and l.a. have other challenges ahead of them and i think one of the things i want to highlight is the relationships that we have and the relationships that have been built in particular in the superintendent zones because i think we've recognized that community really matters and when we got the sig funding we were embattled with our communities. this was two and a half years ago and we -- people were reluctant and we took a risk and i am glad that we d i am glad that we kind of said this is unacceptable for any of us and should be unacceptable for you as well, and we took some big chances and fortunately we came out ahead and i am grateful for that because it was one
by the board or superintendent for a discussion and vote tonight? commissioner mendoza. >>i would like to pull item k1 and k33 please. >> k1 and 33. >> roll call vote will take place under section zero, item h superintendent's proposal held for speaker cards and action tonight. none tonight. item i, board members proposal. none tonight. request with general matters and walking up to the podium is elizabeth stem. she's walking. >> okay. hi everyone. i am elizabeth stamp and the executive director of walk san francisco. that's the joke about me walking. i wanted to let you know that next wednesday -- many of you may, it's international walk to school day and i would like you all to participate. this year we have a record 55 schools and 8,000 kids signed up to walk into school, so it's really exciting. i think that's just public schools and elementary schools and what is more than we had signed up before, so in the packets i just -- that are getting handed out to you there is a list of the 15 official schools that are participating in the city's safe routes to school program and there ar
that this was hosted and that we've been able to move forward. i also want to acknowledge commissioners fewer, mendoza and maufus. i really appreciate the work that commissionerv mendoza has done to be able to help us do some things in terms of community based organizations and being able to advocate. i'm very happy to be able to consider commissioner fewer an ally and appreciate the comments that she made because in the words of pastor harris who just spoke, it's not going to really happen just with the school district or with the board of is ups. we have to engage the community and the parents and everyone. * sups. i think in terms of policy and making changes, we have to begin the dialogue here because you all sit in policy making body. with regard to the board of education and board of sups, i'd like to see -- hover is gone. in terms of institutional history and leveraging more, how that happened and maybe didn't happen or what was supposed to happen, really beginning to engage and have conversations around that, but beginning to drill down and actually have some movement. i think that it's impor
that i am pleased to recognize the 30th anniversary for the event on friday. >> commissioner mendoza. >> thank you. i want to thank you and 30 years is a wonderful time and we look forward to working with you for 30 years more at least and i would like to admy name to the resolution and accommodation. i think we all want want congratulations. >> commissioner maw faws. >> thank you and if you wouldn't mind but i also want to congratulate you all and not just here at the board of education where we see your work but really i see it in the community just the connective tissue where you touch other community based organizations and other places where families are and i have seen it so many times so congratulations to your outreach and how far you stretch across san francisco and beyond so thank you very much. >> commissioner wynn. >> thank you. i just want to thank you and you know tell you how grateful i have been to work with you for a long time and look forward to it in the future. congratulations. >> i also want to say thanks so much for just being a wonderful resource to parents
other -- qú"r >> yeah. >> go ahead. >> commissioner mendoza. three vthe drop out rates, a hearing on the african-american llfwstudent achievement strategies and a the between sfusd ,m,m sspd and our budget and business services committee is scheduled for next wednesday october 3 sg for the e committee. i am not planning -$ to come to !j!j! kind ct follow up is done by the board of supervisors on things that 3%3%zowe're doing. i have objection to information being shared but good if it has purpose; right? because if they just want to see data we could just want to see data we cou1xúv not have our staff be at their q beck and call. >> that n6n6quis correct. so w been doing digging today who is that the school district has any jyand -- yes, and -- >> [inaudible] district committee. i am going with our chair of the committee ;p4 find out who exactly is information on the $s$s=7drop rates and the achievement strategies since the school district provide that information, so we will 9but oftentimes -- i mean i think our has been really useful and helpful and sharing information
maufus. actually, commissioner mendoza. >> thank you. i have kind of a reverse comment, commissioner fewer. [speaker not understood]. can we just make sure we're thinking about the difference between our s-r-os and our [speaker not understood] outside of the s-r-o? i think there is a difference in the way in which they're trained and ways in which they relate to our students. and, so, just want to make sure that this is -- actually all of your officers are getting trained to work well with students and that there are some conversations that happen around that. >> working with juveniles is a large part of our training. obviously i agree with you that the s-r-o should receive even more training because if they're going to be in an environment where they're with students for the entire shift, they should get the most training that we can provide them. >> thank you. >> commissioner maufus. >> thank you, chair campos. just a quick comment to commissioner fewer's comment is that, yes, it is a new day, but there are also old practices that happen. and as with turn over and rotation, you kno
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